The Kia Seltos is one of the most popular Compact SUVs in India. It has a stylish look, a spacious interior, a lot of features, and strong engines. The SUV has recently received a facelift with some significant updates to its exterior, interior and powertrain options. Here’s everything you need to know about the New Kia Seltos Facelift Model Launch: Check Price and Variants in Detail.
Exterior Look & Interior Features
The new Kia Seltos facelift gets a refreshed front and rear styling, with a larger grille, redesigned headlights and fog lamps, new LED tail-lights with a connecting light bar and a sportier bumper. The SUV also gets new alloy wheel designs and 10 colour options to choose from.
Inside, the biggest change is the new dashboard with a one-piece dual screen housing the new 10.1-inch infotainment system and a HD quality digital instrument cluster. The infotainment system supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with Kia’s UVO connected car features. The cabin also gets new upholstery colours and materials, depending on the trim level.
The new Seltos also gets some additional features such as a panoramic sunroof, ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) suite, HUD (Head-Up Display), air purifier, wireless charging and cooled glovebox. The safety features include six airbags, ABS with EBD, traction control and ISOFIX child seat mounts.
What are the engine options for New Kia Seltos facelift?
The new Kia Seltos facelift includes a 1.5-litre petrol, diesel, and turbo-petrol engine. The 1.5-litre petrol engine produces 113bhp and 144Nm and can be combined with a 6-speed manual or CVT gearbox. The 1.5-litre diesel engine produces 116bhp and 250Nm of torque and comes with a 6-speed iMT or 6-speed automated gearbox.
The most powerful engine is the new 1.5-litre turbo-petrol with 160bhp and 253Nm. It has a 6-speed iMT or 7-speed DCT gearbox. iMT gearboxes provide clutchless shifting without sacrificing fuel efficiency or performance.
The new Kia Seltos facelift is available in three trim levels – Tech Line, GT Line and X-Line. The Tech Line is aimed at family buyers who want comfort and convenience, while the GT Line is for those who want sportiness and performance. The X-Line is the top-of-the-line variant that offers a more rugged and adventurous look with some exclusive features.
The Tech Line trim is further divided into five variants – HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX and HTX+. The GT Line trim has only one variant – GTX+. The X-Line trim also has only one variant – X-Line.
Kia Seltos Facelift Model Variants Wise Price
Here’s a table showing the variant-wise prices of the new Kia Seltos facelift:
|Variant||Engine||Gearbox||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|HTE||Petrol||MT||Rs 10.89 lakh|
|HTK||Petrol||MT||Rs 12.10 lakh|
|HTK+||Petrol||MT||Rs 13.49 lakh|
|HTX||Petrol||MT||Rs 15.19 lakh|
|HTX||Petrol||CVT||Rs 16.59 lakh|
|HTK+||Turbo-petrol||iMT||Rs 14.99 lakh|
|HTX+||Turbo-petrol||iMT||Rs 18.29 lakh|
|HTX+||Turbo-petrol||DCT||Rs 19.19 lakh|
|GTX+||Turbo-petrol||DCT||Rs 19.79 lakh|
|X-Line||Turbo-petrol||DCT||Rs 19.99 lakh|
|HTE||Diesel||iMT||Rs 11.99 lakh|
|HTK||Diesel||iMT||Rs 13.59 lakh|
|HTK+||Diesel||iMT||Rs 14.99 lakh|
|HTX||Diesel||iMT||Rs 16.69 lakh|
|HTX+||Diesel||iMT||Rs 18.29 lakh|
|HTX||Diesel||AT||Rs 18.19 lakh|
|GTX+||Diesel||AT||Rs 19.79 lakh|
|X-Line||Diesel||AT||Rs 19.99 lakh|
The new Kia Seltos facelift has been launched in India on July 21, 2023. You can book the SUV online or at any Kia dealership across the country for a token amount of Rs 25,000. You can also get a priority delivery by using a special K-code that can be obtained from the dealer or the Kia website.
The new Kia Seltos facelift will compete with other compact SUVs such as the Hyundai Creta, Maruti Grand Vitara, Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq, Honda Elevate and MG Astor.
If you are looking for a stylish, spacious, feature-rich and powerful compact SUV, the new Kia Seltos facelift could be a great choice for you. For more details, you can visit the official Kia website or contact your nearest Kia dealer.